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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding emergency regulations shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company licensing cannabis distributors Operating Procedures Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) list of artificial food colorings A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity conducting quality assurance review manufacturing cannabis products compliance with local jurisdiction limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving manufacturer's name Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Track and Trace Cannabinoids Testing amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package procedures for inventory control required limits potentially-hazardous foods track and trace system concentrate mandated warning statements commercial cannabis manufacturing finished product diagram of the business’s layout valid waiver Food-grade Butter/Oil extracts medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing must enter certain events retailers local jurisdiction authorization CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Distributor transport product guidelines meat and seafood, and other products 2019 issues Premises Information security and cannabis waste disposal chain of custody disposal and destruction methods Extractions using CO2 cannabis cartoons primary panel requirements Proposition 65 licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories transportation of cannabis goods basic nutritional information sampling standards adult-use commercial cannabis activity Retailer (nonstorefront) Ethanol hang tag or a peel-back label delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods re-sealable Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods structure and formation documents Financial Interest health claims Manufacturing (non-volatile) CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL definition of owner infusion Mechanical commercial kitchens capsules CDPH-issued universal symbol property for the commercial cannabis activity Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation alcoholic beverages licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers informational panel transportation temporary license Fingerprints product formulation Type S share facility space waste management laws A-license and an M-license Temporary License Application transport cannabis goods to retailer regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis waste disposal opaque exit package at least 20% ownership interest 120 days ingredient list aggregate interest of 20% or more 2019 compliance small product packaging access to the area(s) highly-concentrated oils or waxes THC levels licensed physical location (premises) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Premises Diagram cannabis waste child-resistant outer package destruction of cannabis goods MCSB’s temporary license application distributors Application Checklist Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) nonlaboratory quality control Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis event organizer license BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2019 proposed changes sales of cannabis goods period of 120 days Individual Owner Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division licensing scheme manned motor vehicle medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 600 foot radius of a school consumption of alcohol or tobacco secondary package recordkeeping California Public Records Act health impacts of cannabis purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Category I Residual Pesticides Testing some nutritional facts identity of the product edible products evidence of rehabilitation premises diagram tobacco products ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS unique ID/batch number sanitary workplaces Local Authorization Attachment final form evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) cannabis adult-use products medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis training Form # CDPH-9041 annual license application cannabis plants Premises diagram Retailer (Type 10) Bond and Insurance Information Local Issuing Authority Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Foreign Material Testing Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles pre-made or purchased designated structure testing of cannabis goods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manufacturing practices 2019 regulations Labor peace agreement Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch conditional license Licensee Information storage of cannabis goods 600-foot radius of a school 2019 laws child-resistant packaging The California Department of Public Health's three state cannabis-licensing authorities entry into the legal, regulated market transportation and security volatile solvent operating premises financial interest holder commercial cannabis manufacturers 2019 revisions MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Business Information Proposed Section 40133 labels not be attractive contaminants no added caffeine allergen information cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Percentage of ownership licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises investment into a commercial cannabis business Local Authorization secured area good manufacturing practices motor carrier permit Completed Temporary License Application Form sanitary and hazard-free environment managing member A-licensees medicinal and adult-use or both markets 2019 important information Heavy Metals Testing transporting cannabis goods Moisture Content Testing Temporary event up to 4 days Mycotoxins Testing supply chain supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice ownership premises is not within a Government security 2019 new laws Local Jurisdictions licensed cannabis manufacturers The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cannabis cultivation licensing Personnel Requirements Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) compliance with regulations member manager loan provided to a commercial cannabis business California Department of Public Health licensing cannabis microbusinesses manufacturers who package for other producers CDTFA seller’s permit topicals Bond in the amount of $5,000 2019 recent news amount of THC content testing laboratories operating procedures Business Organizational Licensees persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business microbusinesses A-license cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale sugar Owner three cannabis licensing authorities immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Vehicle Requirements Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) inhalable cannabis CO2 and ethanol extractions Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 state cannabis licensing testing methods The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Microbusiness regulatory framework equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2019 fines surety bond government warning statement label packaging Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 extraction workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Distributor Transport Only periods of 90 days extensions separate applications tinctures M-licensees manufacturing activities an officer or director of a cannabis business local jurisdiction Edibles– Products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates exit packaging inventory shipping manifest stickers CDPH-9041 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act disposal Live Scans for each owner Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products manufacturing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises at least 99% purity secondary packaging limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package requiring refrigeration commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensed cannabis distributors Transport vehicles alarm system Industrial Hemp Advisory Board remove THC/CBD Cannabis Manufacturing protocol tamper-evident public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis activity Physical address shared-use manufacturing facilities packaging and labeling requirements online licensing system exception for testing laboratories medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensing cannabis retailers activity for a period of 120 days Licensee Lookup Tool Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2019 updates 2019 problems regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Cultivation less than 10,000 comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch disclosure of all criminal convictions Category II Residual Pesticides Testing quality control Butane/Hexane/Propane convicted of a substantially related crime packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls license review process testing lab paper inserted into the packaging hydrocarbon-based solvents supplemental label public health and safety manufacture cannabis products persons 21 years of age or older 100 mg of THC per package inventory and quality control vape cartridges California Department of Public Health (CDPH) manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) commercial cannabis products Arranging for laboratory testing cannabis sales and/or consumption minimum standards for extraction processes commercial cannabis manufacturing activity carbohydrates and fat per serving Seller’s permit number 2019 resolutions no infusion of nicotine loop system Temporary License Application Information written procedures for inventory control M-license cannabis market Transition Period Temporary Cannabis Event cannabis industries local jurisdiction’s requirements Financial information product as a candy prohibited dried flower Identifying information cultivation no infusion of alcohol edibles packaging opaque licensed premises labeling onsite consumption of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use markets certified by a California-licensed engineer payable to the state of California contaminant free Criminal History amount of sodium licensed cannabis cultivators Terpenoids Testing Carbon Dioxide (CO2) MCSB laboratory quality assurance packaging and labeling and more.

In addition, Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen cross-contact Pathogen Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Indoor Bureau Type 6 – for extraction using a mechanical method or non-volatile solvent (ex: CO2, ethanol, water, or food-grade dry ice, cooking oils or butter) Indoor cultivation Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Primary panel UID Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 infused butters and oils as concentrates Personnel Type 10 (Retailer) Mature plant Topical cannabis product MCSB 90-day extension periods Processor Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Theoretical yield Nursery Outdoor cultivation Qualified individual CBD from industrial hemp Labeling Small Outdoor list of cannabis manufacturers Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Licensee In-process material Quality control operation Pest Specialty Cottage Outdoor Informational panel Component Ingredient Adequate Premises Track and trace system Quality control personnel Harvest Batch Unique identifier Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Process Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Manufacturer licensee Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Package Mixed-light Tier 2 Nonmanufactured cannabis product Medium Outdoor Universal symbol infused pre-rolls Lot Raw material Specialty Indoor products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Extraction DPH-17-010E Proposition 65 warning statement Mixed-light cultivation Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Mixed-light Tier 1 Specialty Cottage Indoor Specialty Outdoor M-license Batch Allergen Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Validation gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adult-use Market Immature plant Applicant Cultivation site Adulterated Request for Live Scan Manufacture Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Canopy Microorganisms Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Edible cannabis product Quarantine Type N – for infusions Small Indoor Type 11 (Distributor) Hazard Environmental pathogen Flowering cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Net weight Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Kief Cannabis product Cultivation Finished product Preventive controls Holding Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 package flower or pre-rolls Pre-roll Nonvolatile solvent Actual yield Distribution Processing Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Watts per square foot Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Monitor cannabis concentrates Commercial cannabis activity Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Processing aid Department Verification Infusion Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Serving Limited-access area Contact surface Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) THC CBD Product Identity adulteration Volatile solvent Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 track and trace system Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Sanitize Dried flower Track-and-trace systems Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 12 (Microbusiness) Wet weight Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Quality and more.

Last updated on August 15, 2019

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